safety

Uber files highlights the importance of protecting workers from unethical platform companies

ETF is very concerned about Uber’s illegal and unethical practices, as revealed by the Guardian via the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). It is outrageous to have undeniable proof of a company’s executives acknowledging their law-breaking explicitly in internal communications. Uber’s behaviour has a direct negative effect on the health and safety, and working conditions of drivers.

Statement
11 Jul 2022

European Parliament approves dangerous air traffic management reform

TRAN Committee position in support of controversial Single European Sky 2+ and Performance Review Body reforms of the air traffic management sector favours liberalisation, ignoring workers’ concerns, and showing little consideration for the social and human consequences the major reform will have.

Statement
23 Jun 2021

Save your sky! – For a safe and resilient air traffic control system

To inform the EU citizens of the current situation of Air Traffic Services and potential consequences for the safety in the skies, Unions and Professional Associations representing ATM/ANS (Air Traffic Management/Air Navigation Services) staff (ATCEUC, ETF, IFAIMA, IFATCA, IFATSEA) have decided to launch a petition.

Press Release
23 Jun 2020

Solidarity with our German affiliates and all transport workers!

We were shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible train accident of April 3, 2020, near the German town of Auggen in which a German locomotive driver lost his life and several other transport workers were injured. We express our solidarity with our German affiliates and all transport workers in this difficult moment.

News
3 Apr 2020